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Why did you become a Senator?

Morgan Doherty

October 11, 2018

Why did you become a United States Senator, Joe Manchin? The question may sound aggressive, but I’m genuinely curious. What drew you to run for Senate in 2010, and again now? Was it, as your official website suggests, to do...

On HB2: Considering the legacy of Roe v. Wade as ruling approaches

March 25, 2016

In the summer of 1969, a woman under the alias of Jane Roe pursued a case against the Texas abortion law. The law stated abortions were only legal if the pregnancy was the result of rape or incest. There were three plaintiffs to...

Democalypse 2016: Chaos reigns supreme

February 26, 2016

The 2016 election is unlike any we have seen in recent memory with one word accurately encapsulating the whole circus: chaos. The Republicans have been in disarray since a crushing defeat in 2012 and haven’t been able to co...

The law and DOMA

October 11, 2013

The United States Supreme Court has determined, in the case of Warth v. Seldin, 422 U.S. 490, 498 (1975), that “the question of standing is whether the litigant is entitled to have the court decide the merits of the dispute or...

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